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Northern Ireland at the Smithsonian

The Northern Ireland at the Smithsonian program takes place at a seminal moment in Northern Irish history, following a ten-year period of relative peace and stability and the restoration of Northern Ireland's political institutions. We are honored to have more than 160 participants from throughout Northern Ireland--the region's finest performers, artists, craftspeople, cooks, athletic coaches, and occupational experts--join us on the National Mall to explain, demonstrate, and celebrate contemporary life in their beautiful, dynamic homeland.

This Festival program may come as a surprise to some of our visitors. Like so much else about ...

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